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Healthcare Reform Updates
Short-Term Health Insurance Soon Available For Up...
Effective October 3, 2018, a new rule will allow individuals to purchase short-term, limited-duration health insurance coverage for a period of less than 12 months, and renew such coverage for up to 36 months. […]
Medical Loss Ratio Rebates Coming Soon to Plan...
The Affordable Care Act's medical loss ratio (MLR) rules require group health insurance issuers to provide rebates if their MLR—the amount of health insurance premiums spent on health care and activities to improve health care quality—falls short of the applicable standard during a […]
Reminder: PCORI Fees Due Soon
Employers that sponsor certain self-insured health plans are reminded that they are responsible for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees due July 31. […]
HR News Alerts
DOL Releases Updated Model Employer CHIP Notice
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its model notice for employers to provide information on eligibility for premium assistance under Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This notice is generally updated twice a year. […]
New Expiration Date for Certain Model FMLA...
The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has extended the effective date for some of its model FMLA notices through August 31, 2018. […]
Protect Your Business Against Spear-Phishing...
Cyberattacks and resulting data breaches often begin with a spear-phishing email. Spear phishing differs from regular email phishing in its use of extensive research to target a specific audience, which allows the spear phisher to pose as a familiar and trusted entity in its email to a mark. […]